Adhesive plaster
Adhesive Ad*he"sive, a. [Cf. F. adh['e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster]

2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

{Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}.

{Adhesive inflammation} (Surg.), that kind of inflammation which terminates in the reunion of divided parts without suppuration.

{Adhesive plaster}, a sticking; a plaster containing resin, wax, litharge, and olive oil. [1913 Webster]


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  • Adhesive — Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation} (Surg.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adhesive attraction — Adhesive Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adhesive inflammation — Adhesive Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adhesive tape — noun tape coated with adhesive • Hypernyms: ↑tape • Hyponyms: ↑cellulose tape, ↑Scotch tape, ↑Sellotape, ↑duct tape, ↑friction tape, ↑insulating tape, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaster — 1. A solid preparation that can be spread when heated and that becomes adhesive at the temperature of the body; used to keep the edges of a wound in apposition, to protect raw surfaces, and, when medicated, to redden or blister the skin, as in… …   Medical dictionary

  • plaster — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin emplastrum, from Greek emplastron, from emplassein to plaster on, from en + plassein to mold, plaster; perhaps akin to Latin planus level, flat more at floor Date: before 12th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Plaster veneer — is a construction methodology for surfacing interior walls, by applying a thin layer of plaster over a substrate typically over specially formulated drywall.History ). Later, drywall became a standard. Typically, drywall is surfaced using the mud …   Wikipedia

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